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Giants first baseman Brandon Belt returns to lineup after wrist injury

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is back…

 

Giants start Jae-Gyun Hwang at first base as Brandon Belt’s wrist pain persists

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will miss his…

 

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics have used the disabled list 20 times…

 

Giants closer Mark Melancon heads to DL with right pronator strain

AT&T PARK — While the San Francisco Giants enjoyed a rare second…

Treating broken collarbones

Clavicle fractures hurt. The collarbone sticks up under the skin and moves…

Military life can be tough on knees

War — and training for war — is hard on knees. Much…

Why class reunions are a bust

"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you…

Patience is key to recovery

Patience is the difference between young bucks and successful older athletes. My…

My Process of Healing

Ever since a college soccer injury almost 40 years ago, I’ve had…

Man shot twice in Tenderloin

A 34-year-old man was shot two times while walking in the Tenderloin…

Matt Cain’s health woes continue, Giants righty has cyst removed from pitching arm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain has undergone a…

Prop 213 limits victim’s ability to recoup damages

This week’s question comes from T.J. in the Outer Sunset, who asks:…

Concussions: What we choose to ignore

Concussions are in vogue. Everyone, it seems, is paying attention to concussions…

Drive-by shooting in Potrero Terrace strikes one

A 26-year-old man was struck by gunfire Wednesday evening during a drive-by…

Two officers injured in Outer Sunset stolen vehicle stop

Two San Francisco police officers were injured in the Outer Sunset late…

Shoulder pain: It may be an easy fix

Shoulder pain at night, pain when lifting a briefcase, pain with overhead…

Ballet dancers and ACL injuries

A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is often associated with…

Partial knee replacement for athletes

Knees don’t wear out evenly. In fact, they don’t wear out at…

Giants put Cain on 15-day DL with elbow nerve irritation

Giants right-hander Matt Cain was put on the 15-day disabled list Friday…

49ers take brunt of early retirement trend

SANTA CLARA — Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe…